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Four Lessons From the Strike on Syria

Four Lessons From the Strike on Syria The lessons from last weekend’s strike on Syria by the United States of America and two of its allies do not bode well for the future of democracy or the future of peace, says Inder Comar.  By Inder Comar Lessons… Read more → Source: Four Lessons From the…

Mattis Wanted Congressional Approval Before Syria Strike, Was Overruled By Trump

Mattis Wanted Congressional Approval Before Syria Strike, Was Overruled By Trump by Tyler DurdenZeroHedge.com Tue, 04/17/2018 Confirming our report from Friday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis favored a more cautious approach to the Syria situation but was overruled by President Trump as well as other notable neocons interested in an immediate strike – including brand new…

Syria Says U.S.-Led Strike Destroyed Pharmaceutical Research Institute Working On Cancer Drugs

Syria Says U.S.-Led Strike Destroyed Pharmaceutical Research Institute Working On Cancer Drugs Syrian official Saeed Saeed, head of the “Institution for the Development of Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industries,” told reporters on Saturday that one of the targets destroyed in the US-led coalition air strike was a pharmaceutical research instit… Source: Syria Says U.S.-Led Strike Destroyed…

Impact of the Syrian missile strike | View

Impact of the Syrian missile strike | View Saturday’s missile strike on Syria may temporarily deter the Syrian government from using chemical weapons but it will not alter the trajectory of the seven-year-long war, experts say. Source: Impact of the Syrian missile strike | View From News Feed

China Slams US ‘Arrogance’ in Syria Strike, Backs Russia

China Slams US ‘Arrogance’ in Syria Strike, Backs Russia (ZHE) While the lack of retaliation by Russia to Trump’s Friday night Syrian airstrikes surprised some, Russia defended its stance of shrugging in response (and not escalating to full blown world war), by asserting that Soviet-made missiles intercepted more than half of the 105 cruise missiles fired…

Opinion: US Combat Aircraft Fail as Washington declares missile strike

Opinion: US Combat Aircraft Fail as Washington declares missile strike By Firas Samui for Veterans Today Threats and then missile strikes fell on Syria from the US and their allies. All of the threats are once again based on fake statements and staged shootings of “White Helmets” about the alleged use of chemical weapons by…

Rep. Thomas Massie: President Has No Authority to Strike Syria

Rep. Thomas Massie: President Has No Authority to Strike Syria Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) argued on Friday night that President Donald Trump has no authority to strike Syria.  Congressman Massie, in reaction to the news that President Trump ordered strikes on Syrian forces, wrote, “I haven’t read France’s or Britain’s ‘Constitution,’ but I’ve read ours…

Trump Pushes Military to Accept ‘Sweeping’ Strike Against Syria

Trump Pushes Military to Accept ‘Sweeping’ Strike Against Syria According to the Wall Street Journal, President Trump is continuing to push top military advisers to accept a plan for a “sweeping” military strike against the Syrian government. They say he is “unhappy” with the Pentagon’s offers so far, feeling they don’t go far enough.  Defense…

BREAKING: Trump Orders Military Strike on Syria—US, UK, France Provoke World War III

BREAKING: Trump Orders Military Strike on Syria—US, UK, France Provoke World War III The first videos and photos have emerged on social media showing what appear to be the strikes by the US, the UK and French militaries in the Syrian capital. The post BREAKING: Trump Orders Military Strike on Syria—US, UK, France Provoke World…

Bolton And Mattis Feud Over Syria Strike As Assad Evacuates Weapons

Bolton And Mattis Feud Over Syria Strike As Assad Evacuates Weapons by Tyler DurdenZeroHedge.com Thu, 04/12/2018 The Syrian government and Hezbollah have reportedly evacuated weapons from key locations Assad has moved planes to a Russian-operated base The UK Cabinet has agreed to back military action against the Syrian government US National Security Advisor John Bolton…

As Russia Warns Against US Strike, Trump Threatens Missiles | Military.com

As Russia Warns Against US Strike, Trump Threatens Missiles | Military.com WASHINGTON — Defying Russian warnings against U.S. military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles “will be coming” in response to Syria’s suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people. “Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired…

Theresa May Ready To Join Syria Strike Without Seeking Parliamentary Approval

Theresa May Ready To Join Syria Strike Without Seeking Parliamentary Approval While a U.S. Carrier Strike Group makes its way to the Mediterranean, and amid reports of US and French fighter jets buzzing around the skies over Syria, the BBC reports that UK Prime Minister Theresa May is “ready to join military action against the…